Travel Blogs from Vicenza
Well today was a bust. It started pouring down raining late last night and has rained all day. I thought for a moment, we were having a tropical storm - winds and all. To top it off, it is about 50 degrees. We slept in most of the day and ordered the BIGGEST pizza in the world - see picture. This was a large and they had one bigger than that - Wow! The mozzarella cheese sticks were amazing so my day ...
... s place, 600m away, we soon discover, nevertheless, we take pictures. We text Giannina in Vicenza and tell her where we are and that we'll text her when we leave. Wander some more through big and small piazzas, narrow, crooked streets, and wide boulevards.
We leave this lovely place at about 3,30 for the short half hour drive to Vicenza - the wind has picked up and its a challenge for Peter to keep the car in the lane. We make it in due course and find our ...
... the arcade of shops. It was filled with people strolling right along with us. It was wet but it was priceless. Thank you Bob and Alma. Saturday I drove back to Asolo where I had noticed a sign for trufo bianco on one of the merchant's doors. I entered the store and approached the owner. Not only did he not speak English but he had laryngitis! We, however, spoke the universal language of food and so when I inquired about the truffles he walked ...
... same places - so we also got to know these people at the various churches and bridges - so we always knew who was where. They have quite an act! Don't fall for it! I enjoyed the bell tower - it was a beautiful day - the visibility was pretty good - and the photos should be ok. (Will - I took some photos of the big bells in the top of the tower - they looked pretty cool! I made sure that I was not there when they rang though!) There are five bells ...
... mosaics are fantastic. We wander around inside then head up to the terrace balcony. After, we head out to the Square where we see our travel buddies, Rita and Tom. They join us and we head up the Campanile. The view here is fabulous plus there is a great breeze. This is a nice relief from the warm, humid temperature down on the ground. After, we head back to the hotel to take showers and rest up before dinner. I had mentioned to a ...
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